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Punjab Vigilance nabs ASI for taking bribe of Rs.15,000
Chandigarh, October 21, 2021: Punjab Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an ASI Santa Singh posted at Sadar Police Station, Nakodar, Jalandhar district red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the State Vigilance Bureau said the accused Assistant Sub-Inspector was arrested on the complaint of Kuljit Singh, an employee of a gas agency at Nakodar.
The complainant has approached the VB and alleged that the above-mentioned accused police official was demanding a bribe of Rs. 20,000 in lieu of not involving him in a police case.
He further said that he had already paid Rs. 5,000 as a first installment to the accused ASI.
After verifying his information, a vigilance team from Jalandhar laid a trap and the accused ASI was arrested on the spot while taking a bribe of Rs. 15,000 as 2nd installment from the complainant in the presence of two official witnesses.
He informed that a case under the prevention of corruption act has been registered against him at VB police station, Jalandhar and further investigation is under progress.